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Jumbo Loans

Low rates with low downpayment options.

The Better Way to Buy

Never miss out on the perfect home because you haven’t sold your current one.

How it Works

Find Your Dream Home

Search for your next home knowing that you can make a cash offer.

Make a Cash Offer

Increase your chances of winning the bidding war by making a cash offer using our funds.

Move On Your Schedule

Buy your new home before selling your old one and move when you choose.

What Happens After the Loan is Approved?

You and your realtor will receive a Proof of Funds Letter & Instructions.

Approval Email Sample

Mr. and Mrs. Smith,

I am pleased to inform you that your Buy Before You Sell short term loan/line of credit has been approved. We have allocated funds for your new home purchase. These funds can be drawn as soon as the appraisal for your new property is complete. I am attaching a copy of a Proof of Funds letter you can use for your offer.

Your payment on your current home is $1,500 per month and the interest only payment on our short-term line is $3,000 per month (since you will be borrowing nearly the full cost of the new property). Making double payments will eat into you cash and your other reserves, so I suggest you try to sell your current house as soon as possible. I would not risk putting too high of a price on it and risk having it sit on the market.

Realtor Instructions Sample

From the Realtor side of the process, our short term loan/line of credit is just like a normal loan. The key point is that we are able to qualify Mr. and Mrs. Smith to own both homes at the same time since we are lending our own funds for their purchase. When you submit an offer there are three documents we recommend you send to the sellers agent with your offer:

Proof of Funds letter (we also suggest that you provide a bank statement from Mr. and Mrs. Smith to document their 5% down payment and use our proof of funds letter to document the other 95% of the purchase price).

FAQ document (this is intended to be sent to the seller agent to answer their basic questions about our program), and

Addendum/Limited Appraisal Waiver form (this is an amendment to the standard TREC contract we drafted to help Buyer’s agents who are using our program). This document has a limited and full appraisal waiver language for you to use if you want. This addendum also explains how our program works and will hopefully answer any questions the Sellers agent may have about how the contract is drafted. You are fee to use this in your contract but it is up to you to advise Mr. and Mrs. Smith on the implication of purchasing a new home with a Buy Before You Sell line using a limited or full appraisal waiver.

I am also attaching a flyer that explains our full line of Dominate with a Cash Offer® loan programs and here is a link to our website with more details on our program (https://hurstlending.com/dominate-loans/buy-before-you-sell/). Feel free to share this with the Sellers agent if you think this is helpful.

Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can help in any other way. Hope you get the house!

Thanks.

Hurst Lending
Loan Officer

I’ve worked with Jay Hurst on several loans for my homes over the years, for purchases and refinancing - and just completed one that was a long time planning. Jay is extremely knowledgeable and helpful, and was able to help advise me thru a lot of the nuance the options for my recent purchase, and provide a lot of clarity for me.Great guy to have on your side, and great rates!.

Kevin B.

Hurst Lending was very easy to work with and stayed in constant contact with me throughout the loan process so I never had to wonder what the status of the loan was.

Naomi R.

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Reasons to Buy Before You Sell

No Double Moves

Since you already own your new home, you can choose when to move.

No Double Mortgages

With Hurst Lending, you will have just one payment to make.

Sell for Top Dollar

Since you won’t be in a rush to sell your old home, you can sell for the highest price.

Win the Bidding War

Making a cash offer will maximize your chances of winning the bidding war.

Solutions

That Help

You

ATTRACT

Your cash offer will gain attention and rise to the top of the other offers.

CLOSE

Close on time – your funds are guaranteed by Hurst Lending.

WIN

Your cash offer removes financial contingencies and is less risk for the seller.

MOVE

Move into your new home on your new schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started?

It’s quick and easy. Get approved for both a short-term loan and long-term home loan from us in a single step.

What if I can't qualify for the old house payment and mortgage on the new house?

We are lending our own funds for your short term line of credit/loan.  We use common sense underwriting criteria that factors in the equity from your old home and use liberal debt to income ratios to enable you to qualify to purchase a new home before your old house sells.

Once I am approved, how do I make a cash offer for my new home?

Use our funds to purchase your new home.  We provide you a short-term line of credit/loan to enable you to pay cash for your new home.  We will provide you and a proof of funds letter showing that we have funds allocated for you use to purchase your new home.

Can you explain the proof of funds letter?

When we send you a proof of funds letter that means you are FULLY underwritten for a line of credit.  This is very similar to a commercial line of credit issued by banks.  These funds are FULLY available for you to use to purchase a property.  The funds are simply waiting for an executed contract, along with an appraisal and clear title to be released to the purchaser.

Is this truly a cash transaction?

It is! The funds are waiting. The proof of funds letter is as good as if the funds are in your bank account.

From the seller’s point of view, is there anything negative about this transaction?

No. The seller will not have to worry about your loan falling out due to DTI, Job History, Buyer Self Employment, or any of the usual reasons a mortgage loan falls through. The short-term loan/line or credit or cash offer also eliminates the need for contingent contracts. This is a cost-free advantage to the Seller.

How long does it take to close this kind of transaction?

As quickly as we can get an appraisal and clear title.  Everything else has been completed and the money is waiting.  The line of credit is secured by the new property being purchased.

When can I move into my new home?
You just make payments on your old home until it sells. Payments on our Short-Term loan may be deferred for up to 3 months to give you time to sell your old home. Deferred Payments are added to the principal balance of your short-term loan. Your Short-Term loan must be paid off at the earliest of when your old house sells or within 1 year.
When can I refinance out of the short term loan?
  • You just make payments on your old home until it sells.  Payments on our Short-Term loan may be deferred for up to 3 months to give you time to sell your old home.  Deferred Payments are added to the principal balance of your short-term loan.
  • Your Short-Term loan must be paid off at the earliest of when your old house sells or within 1 year.
What is the cost of using our By Before You Sell program?

We charge a simple 1% Origination fee when you draw against your short term loan and the approximate cost to refinance you into a long term loan (after you old house sells) is .25% to .5% in extra fees in many cases related to using Hurst Lending to refinance out of the short term loan.

Am I required to use Hurst Lending to refinance out of the short term loan?
We would love to help you refinance out of our short-term line of credit/loan but this is not required. If you use us for your refinance, we will apply a lender credit to your refinance to help keep you closing costs as low as possible.
Can you explain the bridge line of credit program.

The buyer represented in the proof of funds letter has been FULLY underwritten by us for a line of credit equal to the attached letter. This is very similar to a commercial line of credit issued by banks. These funds are FULLY available to the buyer to be used to purchase a property. The funds are simply waiting for an executed contract, along with an appraisal and clear title to be released to the purchaser.

Easy to Qualify

Liberal debt to income ratios that don’t count old house payment against you.

About Hurst Lending

We have been helping our customers buy, sell, and refinance their homes since 2006. Our personalized approach to the home buying process includes a suite of services that solve common hurdles in the home buying process. Have you ever experienced the frustration of Losing your dream home in a bidding war; Trying to buy before you sell; Had your buyer fallout; or Being on a fixed income and needing your equity to purchase a new home? Our Industry-leading suite of Domination Loans solves these issues. We also offer a suite of real estate investor loan products and a full suite of conventional, VA, FHA, construction and traditional home loans.

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Offering loans in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas and Washington.

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